Article 243I of Constitution of India "Constitution of finance Commissions to review financial position"
(1) The Governor of a State shall, as soon as may be
within one year from the commencement of the Constitution
(Seventy-third Amendment) Act, 1992, and thereafter at the
expiration of every fifth year, constitute a Finance
Commission to review the financial position of the
Panchayats and to make recommendations to the Governor as
(a) the principles which should govern;
(i) the distribution between the State and the Panchayats of the net proceeds of the taxes, duties, tolls and fees leviable by the State, which may be divided between them under this Part and the allocation between the Panchayats at all levels of their respective shares of such proceeds;
(ii) the determination of the taxes, duties, tolls and fees which may be assigned to, or appropriated by, the Panchayats;
(iii) the grants-in-aid to the Panchayats from the
Consolidated Fund of the State;
(b) the measures needed to improve the financial position of the Panchayats;
(c) any other matter referred to the Finance Commission by the Governor in the interests of sound finance of the Panchayats.
(2) The Legislature of a State may, by law, provide for the
composition of the Commission, the qualifications which
shall be requisite for appointment as members thereof and
the manner in which they shall be selected.
(3) The Commission shall determine their procedure and shall have such powers in the performance of their functions as the Legislature of the State may, by law, confer on them,
(4) The Governor shall cause every recommendation made by the Commission under this article together with an explanatory memorandum as to the action taken thereon to be laid before the Legislature of the State.
Article 243J of Constitution of India "Audit of
accounts of Panchayats"
The Legislature of a State may, by law, make provisions with respect to the maintenance of accounts by the Panchayats and the auditing of such accounts.
Article 243K of Constitution of India "Elections to the Panchayats"
The superintendence, direction and control of the
preparation of electoral rolls for, and the conduct of, all
elections to the Panchayats shall be vested in a State
Election Commission consisting of a State Election
Commissioner to be appointed by the Governor.
(2) Subject to the provisions of any law made by the Legislature of a State the conditions of service and tenure of office of the State Election Commissioner shall be such as the Governor may by rule determine:
Provided that the State Election Commissioner shall not be removed from his office except in like manner and on the like ground as a Judge of a High Court and the conditions of service of the State Election Commissioner shall not be varied to his disadvantage after his appointment.
(3) The Governor of a State shall, when so requested by the State Election Commission, make available to the State Election Commission such staff as may be necessary for the discharge of the functions conferred on the State Election Commission by clause (1).
(4) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, the Legislature of a State may, by law, make provision with respect to all matters relating to, or in connection with, elections to the Panchayats.
What is the Power of administrator to promulgate Ordinances during recess of Legislature? What is the Power of President to make regulations for certain Union territories? Article 239B and 240 of Constitution of India, 1949
What is Disqualifications for membership? What are the Powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats? What are Powers to impose taxes by, and funds of, the Panchayats? Article 243F, 243G and 243H of Constitution of India, 1949
What is the meaning Constitution of finance Commissions to review financial position? What is the procedure for Audit of accounts of Panchayats? How to conduct Elections to the Panchayats? Article 243I, 243J and 243K of Constitution of India, 1949